CURCA News
Thursday
02/14/19

Syracuse University NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Trauma Research

Posted by CURCA on February 14, 2019 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

This program brings together Veterans and non-veterans to pursue trauma research in a 6-weeks Summer program with mentored research development.  The program, a collaborative venture between Syracuse University, SUNY Oswego, and SUNY Upstate Medical University, is designed to improve access to research experiences for groups typically underrepresented in research, namely Veterans.  The faculty in this program bring a wealth of research, academic, and practical expertise in their respective fields.

PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities 
  • Guest speakers, training seminars, field trips, outreach opportunities
  • Enrichment sessions, including how to apply for graduate school, mastering the GRE, and how to apply for fellowships
  • Opportunity for travel awards to present summer work at a national conference

ELIGIBILITY

  • Undergraduate students: Veteran status (U.S. Armed Forces).  Non-veteran students will be accepted as well.
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply

AWARD

  • $3,370 stipend
  • Travel assistance (need-based)
  • Room and board

Application deadline is March 1st, 2019. Admission will be based on a combination of research interests, academic qualifications, and faculty recommendations.

Program Dates: May 20th – June 27th, 2019.

For more information and online application visit: http://traumaresearch.syr.edu/

Thursday
02/14/19

Alaskan Summer Internship Program- U.S. Dept. of Energy

Posted by CURCA on February 14, 2019 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

Eligibility: U.S. Citizens only. Junior-Senior undergraduates and Master graduate students pursuing a degree or recent graduates who have a degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline or in a discipline that supports the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) mission. Must have demonstrated strong ties to Alaska.

Locations: Idaho National Laboratory, Ames Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Duration: Appointments beginning Summer 2019 and are 10 weeks in length.

Deadline: April 1, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Benefits: Stipends start at $600 per week depending on academic status. May be eligible to receive $150 per week housing allowance. Up to $1,000 to support travel to and from the appointment site for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way from the assigned site.

Learn more and apply now! https://www.zintellect.com/

Questions? DOE-RPP@orise.orau.gov

Tuesday
08/29/17

Student Opportunity Center (S.O.C.)

Posted by CURCA on August 29, 2017 in Competitions, Events, News & Announcements, Research Opportunities at UB, Research Opportunities Outside of UB, Scholarships, Workshops

As an undergraduate student at the University at Buffalo you have access to a free membership to the S.O.C.. The S.O.C. serves as a resource to help students with finding undergraduate research opportunities, internships, conferences, fellowships and scholarships. This is a great way to find hands-on learning experiences based off your interests!  Students can join by creating a login here using your UB email account.

Tuesday
08/29/17

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Posted by CURCA on August 29, 2017 in Competitions, Events, News & Announcements, Research Opportunities at UB, Research Opportunities Outside of UB, Scholarships, Workshops

UB is an Enhanced member of CUR. This institutional membership allows all UB faculty, staff and students to sign up for free individual memberships. The benefits of being an individual member include:

  • An electronic subscription to the CUR Quarterly, which discusses issues about student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship for all disciplines
  • Major discounts to attend CUR’s National Conference and CUR Dialogues, both of which include workshops and opportunities to network with peers and representatives of funding agencies.
  • Free access to CUR hosted webinars.
  • Access to information on funding opportunities, jobs, and other resources on the members’ only portion of CUR’s website, in the monthly CUR E-newsletter, and over CUR’s listserv.
  • Eligibility to receive mentoring or pre-submission proposal reviews from colleagues in your discipline.
  • The opportunity to develop and be recognized for leadership skills within the academic community by serving on CUR committees and on the General Council or participating in departmental consulting, speaking, and other leadership activities.

For more information and to learn how to become a member, please visit the Council on Undergraduate Research page on the CURCA website.

Monday
05/23/16

EPA Fish Population and Landscape Study Associate

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

EPA Fish Population and Landscape Study Associate – Job for Recent Bachelor’s Grads

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a Fish Population and Landscape Study Associate to join the Air, Climate and Energy project and the Safe and Sustainable Water Resources team, at the EPA facility in Corvallis, Oregon. The Associate will be responsible for assisting with developing, maintaining, and analyzing fish population and landscape models for addressing watershed resilience, sustainability, and climate change needs.

  • Full-time, $20.04/hour
  • Must have earned a bachelor’s degree in ecology, fisheries and wildlife, zoology, biology, ecological engineering, environmental science, hydrologic science, bioinformatics, computational biology, information science, or a related field
  • Must have education/experience in ecology, (particularly with fish-habitat or wildlife-habitat relationships), a working knowledge of GIS, R-language programming, and strong written, oral, and electronic communication skills
  • Will perform data management and data analysis support, to include: data quality assurance, spatial data analysis, statistical modeling, database management, file management, and other related tasks

For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2251

Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.